The Italian Trade Agency has published a notice for the selection of incubators / accelerators in the Austin TX area that are available for a collaboration for the incubation phase foreseen by the Global Startup Program 2019. The deadline for candidates is June 20, 2020. https://www.ice.it/en/index.php/markets/usa/houston/market-survey-notices L'It...

It's not every day that you meet someone who has actually changed the world. Maybe, as I recall, for me it's the first time, even if our chat took place on the phone, connecting Italy and California thanks to some devices all equipped with (at least) one microchip. And Federico Faggin, the creator of the first microchip in history, is the protagoni...

Per l’ex pasticcere le mani erano la vita ma è rimasto tetraplegico a causa di un incidente in auto. Ora è riuscito a recuperarne l’uso grazie a un innovativo intervento dell’equipe medico dell’ospedale Cto della Città della Salute di Torino. I medici hanno usato una tecnica chirurgica che ha permesso di bypassare il livello della lesione al midoll...

Dal 2011 sei titolare della cattedra in studi Italiani e Italo-americani con un focus in particolare su letteratura, musica e tematiche come l’immigrazione. Qual è l’oggetto principale della tua didattica?“Questo sfaccettato ruolo intreccia docenza, ricerca e attività legate alla promozione della cultura italiana, che vanno da eventi pubblici, a in...

Pisana, 27 anni da compiere a giugno,Giulia Becatti ha vinto una borsa di studio di 10mila dollari intitolata ad Amelia Earhart, l’aviatrice statunitense del secolo scorso diventata simbolo di emancipazione femminile. Dopo la laurea in ingegneria aerospaziale, la dottoranda dell’Università di Pisa è attualmente al Jet Propulsion Laboratory della Na...

Tests by Italian doctors in which human neural stem cells were injected into sufferers of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) show the procedure is safe, according to a paper published in the Stem Cells Translational Medicine journal. As a result the team is set to move to the second stage of trials on the procedure. The first stage of tests was co...

ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation yearly presents awards to acknowledge the research of young Italian investigators working in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative, potentially impactful and honors their country of origin. ISSNAF Board of Trustees encourages all Italian early-...

A European project led by Italy is vying to develop new light-sensitive technology to repair heart damage caused by cardiovascular conditions. The project Light and Organic Nanotechnology for Cardiovascular Disease - called Lion-Hearted - is coordinated by the Italian Technology Institute (IIT) and funded by the European Commission for the next fou...

Skyrocketing global demand for Prosecco may be putting too much strain on the precious soil in northeastern Italy’s vineyards, Italian researchers reported. The boom in prosecco production in recent years may be an environmental hazard, as it is contributing to the erosion of some 400 million kiograms of soil every year, according to a new study of...

He’s only 10, but he’s been meeting with government leaders for years. In fact, Tyler Carcelli has a July date in Washington, D.C., during which he will personally meet with a congressman and two senators. Of course, this delegate will be accompanied on that trip by his mother, Kimberly Carcelli. Tyler, who is finishing up the fourth grade at Cente...